Reuters: Alternatives to Russian NatGas in EU

Reuters headline: Factbox: Europe’s alternatives if Russia shuts off gas supply

By Nina Chestney

Germany, Europe’s biggest consumer of Russian gas, which has halted certification of the new Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia because of the Ukraine war, could import from Britain, Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands via pipelines.

Norway, Europe’s second biggest gas supplier behind Russia, has been raising production to help the European Union towards its target of ending reliance on Russian fossil fuels by 2027.

Britain’s Centrica (CNA.L) has signed a deal with Norway’s Equinor (EQNR.OL) for extra supply for the next three winters. Britain does not rely on Russian gas and can also export to Europe via pipelines.

Reminder: France has contracted (months ago I planted a link on this board) with American firm $NEXT for the next 10 years to supply France with $NATGAS.

And this was before last week’s announcement that France will re-start ALL nuclear reactors before Winter:…

Another Reminder: Norway, whose sovereign wealth fund is lined with North Sea gas and oil profits, has enacted laws which prohibit the sale of ICE vehicles after 2025.

Here is a valuable wikipedia link which showsw which countries are banning sales of ICE vehicles in the near future and the dates these bans go into effect for each country:…